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ECHO Innovation Think Tank | Reimagining Homes for Ambassador Animals

07.12.22 | Cait Witherspoon | ECHO Digital

Paradigm Shifting Questions  Why does your organization have ambassador animals?  What differentiates these animals from the rest that call your facility home?  –  Many current working definitions of ‘ambassador” animals provide little delineation from ‘exhibit’ animals. If the purpose of ambassador animals are to make connections with guests and inspire empathy or fascination, that isn’t...

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Echo Digital | Virtual Tour of Rhino Savanna at The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

06.16.22 | Cait Witherspoon | ECHO Digital

Join GLMV Zoos and The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert, California, for a virtual tour of Rhino Savanna.

Covering over 4-acres and home to 12 African species, Rhino Savanna is a sprawling state-of-the-art exhibit. Featuring the most dynamic mixed-species black rhino habitat in the United States, its progressive approach and visionary innovations make for an enriching, stimulating environment 24/7/365. A guest-facing animal nutrition center embodies The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens’ commitment to transparency and immersive guest experiences spark wonder and awe.

A special thank you to RoxAnna Breitigan, Director of Animal Programs, Erin Scott, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Christine Montgomery, Curator of Animal Behavior, and their teams for engaging in and producing this virtual tour experience.

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ECHO Digital | Recruiting, Hiring, and Supporting a Happy & Diverse Workforce at Your Cultural Attraction

04.28.22 | Taylor Clark | ECHO Digital

Call it the Great Resignation, the Great Shuffle, the Big Quit, or the Great Discontent, they’re all indicators of an undeniable change in America’s relationship with work. As a community with almost 200,000 full-time jobs, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums require adaptive strategies for attracting, retaining, and supporting talented employees. Thank you to Kassey Kampman, VP People Operations, SSA Group and Jason Stover, VP People & Culture, SSA Group for joining us in conversation around recruiting in a difficult job market, building a diverse workforce that aligns with your local community, and caring for staff through providing mental health resources.

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GLMV is Bringing Pella Windows Into A New Space

04.14.22 | Taylor Clark | Uncategorized

Throughout 2020 and 2021, Pella Windows and Doors of Wichita saw a boom of home renovation business across their Kansas markets, leaving the company with a need to expand the space for its operations facility. GLMV has partnered with the company, providing Architectural services, to relocate its headquarters from its current downtown Wichita location to Webb Industrial Park in Northeast Wichita, at 4055 N. Toben.

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